A thorough, comprehensive guide to serial killers for true-crime fans.
Equal parts fascinating and horrifying, the stories of serial killers like Ted Bundy and Jeffrey Dahmer have taken on a new cultural prominence with the rise of the true-crime genre. Now, The Wikipedia Encyclopedia of Serial Killers offers murder fans and curious readers a new opportunity to learn about the lives and histories of these infamous criminals in greater depth and detail than ever before.
Featuring extensive information about the backgrounds, crimes and aftermaths, victims, arrests and trials, and current lives of serial killers across the globe, as well as a variety of supplemental information—photographs and selected evidence, lists of serial killers by number of victims, by location, by time period, etc., plus definitions of serial vs. spree killers, warning signs of potential future killers, examinations of serial killer psychology, and more—this book is an essential guide for all true-crime fans or any reader who wants an insight into the dark minds of the most notorious criminals in the world.
Included in The Wikipedia Encyclopedia of Serial Killers, among many others, are:
The Zodiac Killer
John Wayne Gacy
Son of Sam
The BTK Killer
Karla Homolka and Paul Bernardo
With nearly six million English-language articles covering essentially any topic imaginable, Wikipedia is one of the most visited websites on the internet and an important resource for anyone curious to learn about the world. This curated selection of content has been carefully selected and compiled by our editors to be the definitive book on the subject.